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Hundreds of Thousands Attend Climate March in New York

16 hours 58 min ago
Hundreds of thousands of people from across the city and around the world marched through the streets of Manhattan on Sunday to raise awareness of global warming.

Wyoming Considers Steps to Assist Refugees

September 21, 2014 - 5:43pm
Wyoming is considering creating a refugee-resettlement program like other U.S. states to help deal with its new arrivals from Somalia.

Coastal Agency Takes on a Novel Role

September 21, 2014 - 5:31pm
A state agency charged with conserving California's scenic coast is investing in a proposed shoreline development, part of a novel partnership that could serve as a national model.

Prosecutors Press On With Probe of Christie's Office

September 21, 2014 - 5:20pm
The federal probe into the George Washington Bridge lane closures isn't over, as attorneys for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's staff respond to subpoenas and witnesses are called before a special grand jury.

Spending Edge Aids Democrats in Senate

September 21, 2014 - 3:43pm
Strong fundraising by Democrats and their allies—including a super PAC run by people close to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid—is helping the party compete where other factors favor GOP candidates

California Wildfire Keeps Growing

September 21, 2014 - 3:36pm
The blaze, some 60 miles east of Sacramento, grew to more than 128 square miles Saturday, and gathering thunderstorms could either help or harm the firefight with moisture or wind, authorities said.

Secret Service Steps Up White House Security

September 20, 2014 - 8:22pm
The Secret Service said it stepped up security around the White House and is reviewing procedures after an intruder jumped a fence Friday and scrambled into the executive mansion.

Migrants Flock to New Orleans---and Wait

September 20, 2014 - 3:13pm
Many of the Central American women and children who have journeyed to the U.S. in the past year have settled in New Orleans, where they await deportation hearings.

The Penny May Not Be From Heaven

September 20, 2014 - 2:07pm
The U.S. Mint makes billions of new one-cent coins every year—more than any other denomination. But the penny costs more than its face value to produce.

Are U.S. Soldiers Dying From Survivable Wounds?

September 20, 2014 - 6:47am
Despite advances in care, experts say, the military fails to save some troops from "potentially survivable" wounds.

In Dry Los Angeles, to Slip and Slide or Not

September 20, 2014 - 2:00am
A plan to place a water slide running the length of a downtown street has encountered resistance in Los Angeles as California remains mired in a drought.

Fed Rate-Hike Tool Stirs Some Concern

September 20, 2014 - 1:38am
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen spent months devising a strategy for managing short-term interest rates. Two days after the plan's release, some market participants warn the new approach may have flaws.